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COMM 2820: Research Methods in Communication Studies

Research guide for the Communication research methods class

Evaluating Information

TruthFinding information is just the first step. Next you need to evaluate what you find. This guide on evaluation discusses:

  • General evaluation questions to ask about all information
  • Evaluating popular news and websites
  • Types of scholarly literature (including primary and secondary articles in the sciences, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, and grey literature)
  • Peer review
  • Reading science information

Other guides on evaluating information